Constitutional Competence for Public Managers

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: F E Peacock Pub
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This textbook with cases provides students of public administration with a comprehensive working knowledge of the constitutional reasoning, values, and constraints that currently govern public administration throughout the United States. Organized from a public management perspective, it goes well beyond customary concerns with the separation of powers and federalism.

Table of Contents

Foreword by John A
1. Constitutional Competence, Interpretation, and Structure
2. At Your Own Risk! Public Administrators' Liability for Violating Individuals' Constitutional Rights
3. Privatization and Outsourcing
4. Decisionmaking
5. Administrative Effectiveness
6. Efficiency
7. Administrative Standardization
8. Economy
9. The Promise of Constitutional Competence
Appendix A: Table of Cases
Appendix B: Index of Cases by Primary Legal Topic
Appendix C: The Bill of Rights

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